Refractory anemia with excess blasts type 2

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Synonyms: RAEB-2

A very severe type of RAEB characterized by cytopenias and the following hematological parameters: uni- or multilineage dysplasia 10% to 19% blasts in bone marrow or 5% to 19% in peripheral blood variable presence of Auer rods (abnormal needle-shaped or round inclusions in the cytoplasm of myeloblasts and promyelocytes). Median survival has been reported to be 18 months.

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